6 Essential SAM Processes (video)

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Jonathan can’t stand using a spreadsheet to track his Software Assets anymore. He’s having a hard time tracking the software in his growing organization. He isn’t sure how to manage expenditure and is finding it hard to prepare reports. However, he isn’t sure what to look for in a modern Software Asset Management (SAM) Solution.

Discover the 6 Essential SAM Processes you need in an upgraded solution,  with Jonathan of course!

 

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  Excel Vizor
Manage IT purchases and maintenance contracts
Static / Manual

Dynamic / Automated
Consolidated list of who has what assets
Static / Manual

Dynamic / Automated
Asset allocation to locations
Static / Manual

Dynamic / Automated
Manage asset loans with checkin/checkout
Static / Manual

Dynamic / Automated
Asset lifecycle management
Static / Manual

Dynamic / Automated
Calculate asset depreciation
Manual / Complex

Automated
Manage device repairs
Manual / Inaccurate

Dynamic / Automated
Report on lost and stolen devices
Manual / Inaccurate

Dynamic / Automated
Multi tenant web interface
Soiled / Inaccessible

Centralized access
Notifications when contracts and agreements are due for renewal
Reactive

Proactive
Custom email notifications and reminders
Reactive

Proactive
Automate actions based on asset lifecycle
Asset and software request portal
Requests lost in email

Automated
Automated multi layered approval process
Support complex license compliance schemes
Detailed hardware inventory
Builtin inventory or via ConfigMr (ECM/SCCM)
Comprehensive software inventory
Builtin inventory or via ConfigMr (ECM/SCCM)
Automated employee on-boarding / off-boarding
Create accounts and provision software when employees start
Disable accounts and recycle licenses when employees leave
Role based user provisioning of hardware and software
Ad-hoc reporting and search
Integration with purchasing systems
Integration with Active Directory
Integration with Microsoft ConfigMr (ECM/SCCM)
Software inventory normalization

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6 Essential SAM Processes – Infographic

New VIZOR Website and Blog

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

New VIZOR Website and Blog

August 22, 2017 (Montreal, Canada)

Welcome to the new VIZOR blog. Note: VIZOR is a product under the Vector Networks umbrella

Since 2008, the team at Vector Networks have shared over 25 years of IT asset and service management experience on the Vector Network’s blog.  Existing articles, infographics and videos will remain on the site for all to enjoy. However, our latest news, comments, advice and knowledge will continue to be shared on the VIZOR website.

The move is a result of our continuing focus on IT asset management, software asset management and IT service management. As always, we will strive to provide useful and entertaining content and look forward to receiving your feedback on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Don’t forget to follow both Vector Networks and VIZOR on social media! The handles are @vectornetworks & @vizorcloud

Update: Press release areas are now being uploaded to both Vector Networks and VIZOR websites.

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